Colonel James Walker

Ranks Held Colonel, Lieutenant Colonel, Major
Birth Date 16 August 1863
Birth Place Ireland: County Down, Banbridge
Death Date 24 January 1942
Death Place Australia: New South Wales, Sydney
Final Rank Colonel
Service Australian Imperial Force
Units
Places
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1917-01-01
Published in London Gazette in 1917-01-04
Published in London Gazette in 1922-12-19
Published in London Gazette in 1920-05-07
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1917-06-29
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1917-06-29
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1920-07-08

Rolls

  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    25th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    01 January 1917 on page 28 at position 75
    Commonwealth Gazette
    29 June 1917 on page 1389 at position 80
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    25th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    07 May 1920 on page 5229 at position 1
    Commonwealth Gazette
    08 July 1920 on page 946 at position 4
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    25th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    04 January 1917 on page 255 at position 115
    Commonwealth Gazette
    29 June 1917 on page 1393 at position 40
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    25th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    19 December 1922 on page 8956 at position 1
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    25th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • First World War Embarkation Roll:

    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major

Timeline

Date of birth 16 August 1863
Date and unit at appointment (Officers) 20 March 1915 Appointed to the 25th Battalion with the rank of captain.
Date promoted 02 June 1915 Appointed major.
Other 02 June 1915 Second in command of the 25th Battalion.
Date of embarkation 29 June 1915
Date promoted 08 December 1915 Appointed temporary lieutenant colonel.
Date promoted 01 February 1916 Appointed lieutenant colonel.
Other 01 February 1916 Commanding Officer 25th Battalion.
Date of recommendation honour or award 17 September 1916
Other units 1916-09-20 - 1916-09-30 Commanding Officer 7th Infantry Brigade.
Other units 29 September 1916 AIF training depot pending embarkation for Australia for staff duty.
Other 27 April 1917 AIF appointment terminated.
Other 17 May 1917 Re-enlisted - Special Service Battalion, Officer Commanding Troops Kyarra.
Other 08 January 1919 AIF appointment terminated.
Date of death 24 January 1942